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Stroud Recreation

Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commissions (SROSRC) serves the community with parks, greenways and recreational programming throughout the Stroud Region.

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Storywalk ®
May 1-31, 2023
Free! Visit anytime!

Zacharias Pond Park

Free! Visit at your own pace!

Eastern Monroe Public Library and Stroud Recreation want you to be able to enjoy the outdoors AND a great children's book at the same time!


Featuring Froodle by Antoinette Portis! Our storybook trail is a fifteen-minute walk along Zacharias Pond Park's woodland trail. The trail starts north of the parking lot, past the pavilion.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

FROODLE by Antoinette Portis. Copyright © 2014 by Antoinette Portis. Reprinted by permission of Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership. All Rights Reserved.

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Dog Park Trivia

Second Thursdays of the Month


The Willowtree Inn

No registration necessary.

FUNdraising event to support Stroud Region Dog Park Project! Join us for trivia at Willowtree Inn, and a portion of the night's dining proceeds will go toward fundraising for a Stroud Area Dog Park. Any additional donations will be accepted that night, or you can visit our 

Dog Park Page.

*Please note, Trivia will not be all about dogs or played by dogs. (un-fur-tunately.)*

Women Practicing Yoga Outdoor

Beginner's Yoga



First Series:  June 5, 12.19. 26

Second Series:  July 3, 10, 17, 24


Day Street Community Center

$12 per session, or $40 for four sessions! Register HERE.

Cultivate balance between your mind & body. In this series you will learn the foundations for physical poses, fundamentals of breathwork and meditation techniques. 

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Saturday Strolls
Last Saturdays of the Month

(Weather Permitting)
Locations Vary by Month
(Click underlined locations below for directions.)

Free! Call ahead or PREREGISTER HERE to tell us you'll be there and to get updates on any changes.

Explore nearby parks and trails! Our interpretive walks provide company, conversation, and nature knowledge. Relax, get some fresh air, and enjoy the views of the season!


April 29, 2023; Creekview Park; Stroud Township

A loop along forest, athletic field, and stream bank. 1.75 miles. Flat, gravel path, then wooded path with some roots, and rocks. Some quick sections of steeper terrain require dexterity and balance. Estimated time 1 hour. To find location, turn off of N. 5th street onto Appenzeller Ave, then keep right to go down the hill on Powerhouse Lane. Stay straight for 600 feet. We will meet at a small gravel lot on the right side, 0.2 miles before the larger main park parking lot.


May 27, 2023; No Stroll due to holiday weekend.


June 24 2023; Kurmes Preserve; Pocono Heritage Land Trust

A refreshing, though slightly challenging, hiking loop of 2 miles. Rhododendrons hug the trail, and a creek meets the trail at certain points. Meets at 335 Devils Hole Road, Cresco, PA.


July 29, 2023 Two Ponds Trail; Pocono Environmental Education Center
A relaxing stroll over wetland boardwalk and out to pickerel pond, then back again. 1.5 miles. Wooded path with some rocks and roots. Estimated time 1 hour. Meets at 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA. Several other trails at all difficulty levels start at this lot for easy individual exploring, should you wish to extend your explorations.

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Wednesday Walks

10am-11am Every Wednesday

(Weather Permitting)

Free! Call ahead or PREREGISTER HERE to tell us you'll be there and to get updates on any changes.

Our interpretive walks provide company, conversation, and nature knowledge. Relax, get some fresh air, and enjoy the views of the season!

Locations vary by week of the month.
(Click underlined locations below for directions.)

1st Wednesday: Yetter Park

198-184 Wilson Ave,

East Stroudsburg, PA

All first Wednesdays of the month will meet at Yetter Park and loop north around Brodhead Creek Park for a total walking distance of 2.2 miles. Points of interest: man-made waterfall, forest. This is a flat, gravel trail.

2nd Wednesday: Yetter Park

198-184 Wilson Ave,

East Stroudsburg, PA

All second Wednesdays of the month will meet at Yetter Park and loop 1.5 miles south around East Stroudburg High School for a total walking distance of 1.5 miles. Points of interest: creekside, forest. This is a flat, gravel trail.

3rd Wednesday: Forevergreen
1539 Cherry Lane Rd,

East Stroudsburg, PA

All third Wednesdays of the month will meet at Forevergreen Nature Preserve and walk an outer and inner loop for a total walking distance of 1.5 miles. Points of interest: forest, meadow. This is a mostly flat trail with some hills. The trail is part gravel, part grass. In wet conditions, there may be mud.

4th Wednesday

Pinebrook Park

4070 North 5th St,

East Stroudsburg, PA

On fourth Wednesdays, we will meet at Pinebrook Park North Parking Lot and walk south, crossing into Brodhead Creek Park, looping, and returning. (2.25 mile loop.) The trail is all gravel and very flat other than one large hill between the two parks.

5th Wednesday (if applicable): 

Zacharias Pond Park

99 East 3rd St,

East Stroudsburg, PA

All fifth Wednesdays of the month (if applicable), will meet at Zacharias Pond Park for an out-and-back trail which crosses Independence Road and goes through the Gregory's Pond trails. Total walking distance of about 1.5 miles. This trail is mostly flat gravel with some hills. Some parts of the trail are more wooded. One short section is rocky, requiring some balance and dexterity. Points of interest: ponds, forest, geology, view of Terra Greens golf course.

Please Pre-register, as space is limited, and we will not prepare for the walk if no one is registered.

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Levee Loop Trail Race

June 3, 2023

7:30am sign-in
8:00am Fitness Walk Starts

8:30am Race Starts

Dansbury Park Soccer Field

$30 Per Person (+ fees)

Register HERE.

Proceeds support Parks & Trails!

A 4.5 Mile Run, or 2.6 Mile Fitness Walk along the Levee Loop Trail. Raise funds for Stroud Greenways while enjoying one of our favorite greenways! Rain or shine. Medals awarded to first place trail race finishers in each age group.


Sponsored by: 

Earthlight Natural Foods

RC Realty Group of the Poconos, Inc.

Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono

*Register before May 20th for $5 off, and a guaranteed commemorative T-shirt!

The Levee Loop Trail Run is mostly even ground, but does have uneven terrain between Creekview Park and Stokes Mill Park. We recommend walking this stretch of the trail to see the more difficult terrain. Walkers will be on even gravel or grass paths.

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Wild Tots

Tuesdays 10am-11:30am

June 6: Forest at Pinebrook Park

June 13: Water at Zacharias Pond Park

June 20: Meadow at Forevergreen Nature Preserve

June 27: Urban Nature at Bryant Park

$5 per session. Register HERE.

Go exploring with your little one: get some energy out, meet friends, and find critters! We'll be providing hands-on outdoor adventures, activities and crafts for kids aged 3-5 years old. We ask that one parent/ guardian stays with their child for this program.

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Youth Infusion Trip for Kids Pocono Flow: Trail Bike Ride

May 7


Dansbury Park

Youth Infusion, Trips for Kids Pocono Flow is going for a bike ride along part of the Levee Loop Trail! The Pocono Flow program takes kids out on scenic, fun and safe riding adventures. Bikes and helmets are available for youth at no cost on a first-come, first-serve basis. Youth of all ages and families are encouraged to participate. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. More information and other similar local trail rides can be found at

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Movies in the Park 

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: 6/23 at 8:30pm (Rain Date 6/24)
The Lego Movie: 7/28 at 8:30pm (Rain Date 7/29)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: 8/26 at 7:45pm (Rain Date 8/27)

Casper (1995): 9/30 at 6:45pm (Rain Date 9/31)

Dansbury Park

No registration necessary.

Pocono Cinema and the Friends of SROSRC are bringing the movies outdoors! Bring your own blanket or chair, and settle in to a movie night with family and friends! Pro tip: bring layers to keep warm & cozy throughout the show. A suggested donation of $5 per person will support Pocono Cinema and local parks and recreation. Movies subject to change based on availability.

Sponsored by: 

RC Realty Group of the Poconos, Inc.

Grandpa Joe's Candy Shop

Jimmy's Ice Cream


Join a committee & help plan for the future of recreation, parks, and trails in our region. More info here.

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Our Connections Magazine is ready to view! Click above to download a comprehensive guide to programs & events, plus pool and camp updates!

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East Stroudsburg, PA

Learn more about how to become a sponsor or donor HERE.
Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commission

15 Day Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

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